List of cities in the Americas with alternative names


List of cities in the Americas with alternative names

Following the model of Names of European cities in different languages, this article lists cities in the Americas that have different names in different languages. Some cities have also undergone name changes for political or other reasons. This article attempts to give all known different names for all major cities in the Americas. It also includes some smaller towns that are important because of their location or history.

This article does not offer any opinion about what the "original", "official", "real", or "correct" name of any city is or was. Cities are listed alphabetically by their current best-known name in English. The English version is followed by variants in other languages, in alphabetical order by name, and then by any historical variants and former names.

Foreign names that are the same as their English equivalents may be listed, to provide an answer to the question "What is that name in..."?.

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See also

*Exonym and endonym
*List of countries and capitals in native languages
*Names of Asian cities in different languages
*Names of European cities in different languages
*List of alternative country names
*List of country names in various languages
*Place names in Irish
*List of places

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